Pre-Application Community Meetings

Before applying for a Planning Board Special Permit, an applicant must conduct a community engagement process including at least one community meeting. These meetings should follow the rules and guidelines below:

NOTE: The developer is responsible for conducting the meeting and notifying abutters, neighborhood groups and CDD staff. A summary of the engagement process must be included with the Special Permit Application.

Below is a list of community meetings of which CDD staff have been notified. For information about the meeting or project, contact the developer directly.


Date/Time/Location
Project Address/Information Developer/Contact
November 5, 2020
6:00 P.M. 
The applicant is conducting this meeting virtually. See flyer for details
The Ragon Institute
600-624 Main Street
Flyer
James Koningisor
508-272-4340
October 21, 2020
7:00 P.M. 
The applicant is conducting this meeting virtually. See flyer for details
MIT Volpe Redevelopment Project
Flyer 
Sarah Gallop
617-253-0942
seg@mit.edu 
October 14, 2020
7:00 P.M. 
The applicant is conducting this meeting virtually. See flyer for details
MIT Graduate Dormitory
Vassar Street
Flyer
Melissa Stopa
617-981-1135
mstopa@mit.edu
October 14, 2020
7:00 P.M. 
The applicant is conducting this meeting virtually. See flyer for details
88 Holworthy Street
Flyer
Stephen Sillari
617-868-4000
stephen@sillari.com
October 7, 2020
7:00 P.M. 
The applicant is conducting this meeting virtually. See flyer for details 
MIT Schwarzman College of Computing
Vassar Street
Flyer 
Travis Wanat
617-756-2858
twanat@mit.edu
September 30, 2020
6:00 P.M. 
The applicant is conducting this meeting virtually. See flyer for details 
10 Wilson Road
Flyer 
Gretchen McGill
617-936-4812 
August 27, 2020
6:00 P.M. 
The applicant is conducting this meeting virtually. See flyer for details 
57 John F. Kennedy Street
Flyer
Rebecca Adams
BlueenterprisesHSMA@gmail.com
August 19, 2020
6:30 P.M. 
The applicant is conducting this meeting virtually. See flyer for details.
2 James Way
Flyer
Nate Cosper
508-798-2600
August 17, 2020
6:00 P.M. 
The applicant is conducting this meeting virtually. See flyer for details. 
1248 Cambridge Street
Flyer
Sameer Kapasi 
617-571-7137
sunny@green-republic.com
 
July 28, 2020
4:00 P.M. 
The applicant is conducting this meeting virtually. See flyer for details.

550 Massachusetts Avenue
Flyer

Cliff Schorer
508-726-5445
July 15, 2020
6:00 P.M. 
The applicant is conducting this meeting virtually. See flyer for details. 
118 Holworthy Street
Flyer 
Ara Barsoumian
617-251-3110
July 8, 2020
7:00 P.M. 
The applicant is conducting this meeting virtually. See flyer for details.
7 Cornelius Way
Flyer
Jason Stockmann
315-450-3309

April 16, 2020
5:30 P.M. 
The developer has chosen to hold this meeting virtually. See flyer for details.

100 Cambridgeside Place
Flyer

nedevelopment.com/projects/cambridgeside

New England Development
617-243-7877
January 30, 2020
7:00 P.M. 
580 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA
50 Bishop Allen Drive
Flyer
Sean D. Hope
617-492-0220
August 29, 2019
6:30 P.M. 
711 Concord Avenue
Cambridge, MA 
711 Concord Avenue
Flyer
Sean D. Hope
617-492-0220

May 2, 2019
6:00- 7:00 P.M. 
86 Kirkland Street 
Cambridge, MA
86 Kirkland Street 
Cannabis Retail Store 
Flyer
David J. Mahlowitz, Esq
Mahlowitz & Kanarek, LLC
 907 Massachusetts Avenue
 617-230-7200
 david@makalaw.com
April 12, 2019 
11:00 A.M. 
36 John F. Kennedy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 
36 John F. Kennedy Street 
Cannabis Retail Store 
Flyer 
Adam F Braillard 
Prince Lobel Tye LLP
617 456 8153
ABraillard@princelobel.com
March 27, 2019 
7:00 P.M. 
600 Massachusetts Avenue 
(in vacated Sleepy Mattress)
Cambridge, MA  
600 Massachusetts Avenue 
Flyer
Kevin Crane 
Law Office of Kevin Crane
kevin@cranelawoffice.com
617-876-8500

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For More Information

For more information about special permit applications contact Liza Paden at 617/349-4647 or lpaden@cambridgema.gov.